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Liam Carroll makes Donation to Headway North Cumbria

On Monday 26 March 2018, during its Annual General Meeting, Liam Carroll presented a cheque of £500 to Andrew Kirkpatrick, Chair of Headway North Cumbria.  The money was as a result of donations that were made at the funeral of Liam’s mother on Thursday 8 February 2018 at Our Lady and […]

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Annual General Meeting – 26 March 2018

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Headway North Cumbria was held on Monday 26th March 2018, at 1400 hrs, at the New Waterton Hall, Carlisle.  Thirty seven members were in attendance. The event started with a complimentary buffet lunch.   The following items were discussed and/or presented: The minutes of the last […]

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Look Ahead in the North – 16-18 March 2018

Look Ahead in the North is an annual residential weekend at The Calvert Trust, Kielder Forest.  This year it was held over the period 16-18 March 2018 during some particularly changeable weather. A total of 21 people from Headway North Cumbria attended and had a fantastic time at a very […]

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Brain Injury Identity Card

The complexities of brain injury can make it difficult for people to ask for support. Carrying an official Headway Brain Injury Identity Card can provide you with the confidence to know that if you need help, your needs can be easily identified, whether in social situations, or if you come into contact with police officers […]

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Headway UK News Spring 2018

Read Headway UK News Spring 2018 The first edition of 2018 is packed with the latest news and features from Headway, including: ‘The ripple effect of my brain injury’, ‘Get assessments right first time’, ‘No memory of the day my life changed forever’, ‘The fears of ageing carers’ and much […]

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Flipping Pancakes at Headway North Cumbria

Everybody loves pancakes, so Headway North Cumbria celebrated Shrove Tuesday, a day early,  during its weekly drop in session at the New Warterton Hall in Carlisle. Every week during its Day Centre session a cookery group is run to allow members to learn kitchen skills and master new recipes.  On […]

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Headway UK News Winter 2017

Read Headway UK News Winter 2017 The final edition of the year features grime star Asher X’s ‘True Romance’, ‘Are you fit for purpose?’, ‘Scottish government praise for ID card’, ‘My story: No laughing matter’ and much more!

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Donation from Newcastle Building Society

On Wednesday 13th December 2017 Headway North Cumbria gratefully received a cheque from the Newcastle Building Society for the magnificent sum of £631.  Branch staff fund raised and sold cards for Headway North Cumbria.  Their activities also generated awareness of our organisation and as a consequence we are delighted to have been able to […]

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Headway North Cumbria Christmas Fair – 11 November 2017

Volunteers and stall holders were ready at the Victory Hall in Dalston on Saturday 11 November 2017 for the Headway North Cumbria Christmas Fair.  Promptly at 10 o’clock the first customers arrived.  Throughout the morning there was a steady flow of people keen to sample the home-made mince pies, scones and biscuits […]

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Headway’s e-Booklets and Factsheets

Headway’s range of e-booklets and factsheets cover many of the symptoms and practical issues associated with a brain injury. Subject areas are: About Brain Injury Effects of Brain Injury Employment and Education Family Issues and Relationships Legal Issues Practical Issues   These documents are written for survivors/families/carers and brain injury professionals. […]

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